Tag: cryptocurrency

  • Blockchain

    Crimea to Set Up Blockchain University to Help Countries Evade U.S. Sanctions

    Crimea, a disputed territory between Ukraine and Russia, is heading towards the creation of an international center for blockchain technology. Authorities in the Crimean Peninsula regard blockchain technology as a solution for states under international sanctions. Crimea was annexed by the Russian Federation in 2014 following a coup...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 17, 2018 | 1:30 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Time-Travel Crypto Once Backed by Trump-Appointed Acting Attorney General

    Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker once was involved in an alleged scam promoting strange inventions, including a time-travel cryptocurrency. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Backed an Alleged Scam Company Earlier this month, United States President Donald Trump ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions from his post after Trump grew...

    Tony Spilotro | November 16, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Crypto

    “Crypto Hangover” Causes Nvidia’s Stock to Tumble 17%

    Following a week of widespread carnage in the cryptocurrency markets, traditional retail stocks involved with the crypto sector are feeling the burn as well, with the California-based computer chip maker, Nvidia’s (NVDA) price tanking on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Nvidia’s plunge came about after the company reported Q3...

    Cole Petersen | November 16, 2018 | 6:30 pm
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    Crypto

    Mining Pools Rule, Individual Crypto Mining Deemed No Longer Viable

    Although institutional players have continued to throw money at crypto assets and up-and-coming blockchain-focused projects, reports indicate that the mining subset of this industry has faltered, and greatly at that. GPU-Powered Ethereum Mining Now Unprofitable In mid-August, NewsBTC reported that some forward-thinking students, like Penn State grad Patrick Cines,...

    Nick Chong | November 14, 2018 | 1:00 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Marc Andreessen: Bitcoin Is A “Very Important Idea”

    Marc Andreessen, one of the internet’s foremost entrepreneurs and investors, has recently doubled-down on his pro-Bitcoin sentiment, divulging that cryptocurrency is a “fundamentally new and very important concept.” This notable nod of acceptance from such a luminary indicates that this budding industry continues to pick up steam, even whilst...

    Nick Chong | November 13, 2018 | 4:00 pm

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